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Innometriks to demo multi-modal biometrics scanner

Innometriks will demonstrate its Rhino reader that utilizes Lumidigm fingerprint biometrics at the ASIS security convention in Philadelphia this September….


Philippines using biometrics to provide government pensions

The Philippines’ Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Globe Telecom Inc have recently inked a deal which will see more…


Biometrics can now track students on school buses

BlinkSpot recently announced national availability of the company’s first to market biometric solution for identifying, monitoring and reporting students as they…


Experts discuss using biometrics to fight crime in India

India lacks legislation, technology and the software needed to harness the full potential of biometrics in the field of forensic…


Cameroon embraces biometric voter registration

Elections Cameroon is undertaking a biometric registration process of all its voters to ensure transparency and credibility in future elections….


825,000 DHS fingerprint records associated with multiple entries

According to internal investigators, 825,000 of the United States’ Homeland Security Department (DHS) fingerprint records appear to be associated with…


Certified by Apple, the future is bright for Tactivo for iPad

Tactivo(TM) for iPad has gained MFi approval by Apple and is now certified. Tactivo for iPad is the first product…


Precise Biometrics CTO says Tactivo product extends iOS security

Tactivo, a smart card and fingerprint reader designed for the iPhone, represents a unique milestone for Precise Biometrics. The firm…


Police to use behavior recognition systems at RNC

Tampa police will be using “behavior recognition” surveillance cameras and specialized software at the Republican National Convention. The software, designed…


The Trouble with TrapWire

Over the past week, the press and the Twitterverse has been running rampant with stories about TrapWire, the counter-terrorism technology…

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